"The New York Times should really introspect about its overall coverage of the Middle East, because otherwise these things are going to keep...
February 1, 2021
The New York Times’ wildly popular podcast Caliphate came into question after its central character, a Canadian man who claimed he’d joined ISIS and committed executions, was charged with perpetrating a terrorist hoax.
January 31, 2021
#188 The Images Are Merciless
Iraqi photojournalist Ali Arkady thought he was documenting the “good guys” — the non-sectarian forces fighting Daesh for the preservation of Iraq. Instead, Arkady witnessed abuse, torture, and murder committed by the Emergency Response Division.
After fleeing Iraq with his family, Arkady partnered with the Toronto Star and ABC News to have his work see the light. He joins Jesse Brown on the phone from an undisclosed location in Europe alongside Mitch Potter, one of the three Star reporters who helped write this essential exposé.
June 19, 2017
Vice Reporter Must Turn Over Materials To RCMP, Appeal Court Rules
Vice and others had been seeking to overturn an earlier decision ordering reporter Ben Makuch to hand over messages with ISIS fighter Farah Shirdon.
March 22, 2017
By Evan Balgord
Naming a Genocide
The government declared that ISIS is committing a genocide against Yazidis. Vicky and Supriya look into what that means for Canada's obligations.
June 21, 2016
Paris; Backlash Against Canadian Muslims?
Following the tragedy in Paris, Desmond talks to Imam Syed Soharwardy, founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, and Amira Elghawaby, communications director for the National Council of Canadian Muslims, about the backlash Canadian Muslims face when terrorist attacks carried out in the name of Islam.
February 3, 2016
Let’s Radicalize Climate Change!
We've finally figured out how to get the media to treat climate change like an emergency.